Headlines for Wednesday, December 15, 2010

  • California Sports Bar to Open Mini-Satellite

    After months of planning approvals and construction, the OC Tavern Grill and Sports Bar, located in the Southern Orange County beach community of San Clemente, is ready to open its doors to horse players.

  • New York Racing Association President Charles Hayward

    New Push For New York Off-Track Betting

    Seeking to make long-stalled legislative gains in the aftermath of the New York City Off-Track Betting Corp.'s shutdown, a number of racing interests are stepping up efforts to create a single, statewide OTB network.

  • Delta Downs Jackpot winner Gourmet Dinner takes on 9 in the CashCall Futurity.

    Table Set for 'Dinner in CashCall Futurity

    Florida invader Gourmet Dinner, fresh off a big win in last month's $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot, looks to take another big bite out of the juvenile pie in the $750,000 CashCall Futurity (gr. I) at Hollywood Park Dec. 18.

  • And They're Off: 2010 Year End Edition

    Lenny and Steve say good-bye to 2010 with the Offy Awards. Plus, Life At Ten, NYRA, and remembering Mack Miller. Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm.

  • Mack Miller

    Mack Miller, Breeder

    MAHUBAH'S CORNER, by Avalyn Hunter<br />Whether Miller's long-term legacy as a breeder will approach his enduring reputation as a trainer is a question for the future.

  • Using Force Measurements to Help Shoe Laminitic Horses

    Corrective shoeing for laminitis doesn&#39;t always work, despite veterinarians&#39; and farriers&#39; best efforts, and it&#39;s not always clear why a particular shoeing job isn&#39;t successful. In-shoe force measurements, however, can show the effects of shoeing on the foot, allowing for timely adjustments and improved treatments. During the Sept. 17-...

  • Applying Laminitis Research to Clinical Practice

    Seeing the forest for the trees with regards to laminitis can be difficult because researchers are approaching the problem from many different angles, often at the molecular level. At the Sept. 17-18 Laminitis West Conference in Monterey, Calif., Thomas J. Divers, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, Dipl. ACVECC, professor and Chief of Large Animal Medicine at Cornell Univ...

  • UHC Seeks to Expand National Speaker Program

    The Unwanted Horse Coalition&#39;s (UHC) National Speaker Program has been up and running since early 2009 with approximately 100 speakers in the database. This program provides equine events around the country with UHC volunteers to speak about the unwanted horse issue and what it means to &quot;Own Responsibly.&quot; The UHC is looking to expand its Nat...

  • Senate Designates 2011 as World Veterinary Year

    While today&#39;s veterinarian plays a critical role in protecting the health and welfare of both people and animals in the United States, veterinary medical education actually got its start 250 years ago when the first veterinary medical college opened in Lyon, France. In honor of this anniversary, the United States Senate passed a resolution declaring 2...